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Boat spotters take note: Miss Buzz still an elegant lady after 87 years

- Color photo: Miss Buzz, 2019 moored on Puget Sound in Washington state. - B/W photo: Miss Buzz, 1939 with my father Sandy Phillips, age 5, and family friend Tom Salt. Submitted by Chris Phillips When we spend sufficient time in Sans Souci, many of us track the comings and goings of our friends and ...

Book Drive

The SSCA is looking for gently used kid’s and teen’s books to build up our library currently located in the Schoolhouse - graphic novels, action, adventure, detective, fiction, board books, etc!  We’d like to keep up with the literary demands of our great group of cottage readers!  Thank you ...

what3words

The what3words app is now available in Ontario for iOS and Android devices.  Based on a global mapping system, the app assigns three-word tags to three-metre locations. When 911 gets these three-words, they are able to convert them into latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates and so quickly locate ...

Summer 2021 Jobs for Students

Summer Day Camp The SSCA is looking for a Director and an Assistant Director to run the summer Day Camp Program! Applications should be submitted by April 1st. We are looking for enthusiastic, mature, organized, and patient individuals who love working with children 5-12 years of age. The Directors ...

Winter Book Club Meeting

We will meet on Zoom to discuss The Dutch House by Ann Patchett on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:00 PM.  Dawn Drayton has kindly offered to lead the discussion and Cathie Singer will send out the link before the meeting. Looking forward to seeing you at this event! Hope you are also thinking about books ...

SSCA Fire Zone Map

Many years ago, Herb Ratz and Fred Schweitzer, SSCA Directors, came up with the concept of fire zones across the Sans Souci area that associates cottages into clusters or zones. There is a link to this Fire Zone map in Fire and Safety under Committees.  To see or update your cottage Fire Zone, log into ...

BAYFlix Watch Suggestions from GBF

   Water Levels Water Levels 101. There are at least 13 complex drivers of water levels that fall under hydrologic, geomorphic, and regulatory categories. Get an overview of 80% of these factors in GBF’s David Sweetnam’s widely acclaimed recorded webinar: Water Levels, What’s Going On? 1 hour. https://youtu.be/1C54Lp8-t_0 ...

Bear Safety

Bear Safety! There have been many bear sightings over the past couple of weeks, including a mother bear and her two cubs. It is wonderful to see these beautiful animals in their natural habitat. It is another experience altogether to have a bear break into your cottage. For the safety of bears, as well ...

Flight of the Monarch Day

This nation-wide event to recognize the iconic monarch butterfly was held on August 22nd. The annual monarch migration begins in March when they leave their overwintering grounds in Mexico and begin the journey north. During migration, the females search for milkweed plants on which to lay eggs. After ...

Environment

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